Local attorney and WWII Navy veteran Tom Morton will spend Memorial Day remembering the hundreds of fallen sailors he served with aboard the USS Bache from 1942 to mid-1945. He will share his story and honor those who lost their lives fighting for our country at a Memorial Day ceremony on the courthouse square at 11 a.m. May 31.
Aye aye Mr. Tom. Well done. Now carry on and turn to. You have served your United States of America well and with honor. Thank you for your service. Now, 2200 Taps, Lights Out, Maintain silence throughout the decks, The smoking lamp is out in all berthing areas, Now 2200 Taps.
I can only imagine what you went through during your honorable service in the Navy. Because of your self-less acts we are able to continue living in freedom. Thank you and all the other veterans and current military personnel for your dedication to America - the home of the free and the brave. And may we never forget we are 'One nation under God'.
Good Day, Tom....I have so much admiration for you. As generations pass, the Honor you deserve should not fade. I hope to be able to come and see you in person one day, as I would love talking face to face to a real hero.I thank you for my freedom.
Mr. Tom, here's an email I received today and thought of you. "Thanksgiving is a day when we pause to give thanks for the things we have; Memorial Day is a day when we pause to give thanks to the people who fought for the things we have". Thank you for your service!
Morton's great heroism and bravery shows us why the selfless service of so many young men and women is to be remembered and celebrated on Memorial Day. This article serves as a great tribute to Tom Morton's self-less service.
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